For many people, nothing better expresses the notions of success and the American Dream than owning an expensive luxury automobile. When Elvis Presley became rock’n’roll’s first superstar in the mid-1950s, one of the first things he did to celebrate his newfound fame and fortune was to buy two Cadillac limousines — a pink one for himself and a matching white one for his beloved mother Gladys. 1,141 more words
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By FRANCES ROBLES and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDTAUG in The New York Times
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FERGUSON, Mo. — As a county grand jury prepared to hear evidence on Wednesday in the shooting death of a black teenager by a white police officer that touched off 10 days of unrest here, witnesses have given investigators sharply conflicting accounts of the killing.
Protecting Civilian Flights from Missiles. CRS Insights, Library of Congress. Bart Elias. July 28, 2014.
On July 17, 2014, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, a Boeing 777 en route from Amsterdam, the Netherlands, to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, crashed over eastern Ukraine after apparently being struck by a surface-toair missile. 37 more words
This is an amazing story reported in China’s semi-official newspaper, People’s Daily Online. Check it out!
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